Education Issues

Harvard economist suspended for 'unwelcome sexual conduct'

Jul 10, 2019

Harvard University has suspended a well-known economist after an investigation found he engaged in "unwelcome sexual conduct" toward several people

Armed Utah teachers practice responding to school shootings

Jul 5, 2019

Teachers in Utah are spending some of their summer learning how to care for wounds and shoot guns as part of a voluntary training held by police to prepare educators for an active shooter in their schools

The Latest: Australian held in North Korea arrives in Japan

Jul 4, 2019

An Australian student released from detention in North Korea has arrived in Tokyo

Detained Australian leaves North Korea, arrives in China

Jul 4, 2019

An Australian student has been released after a week in detention in North Korea and flew to Beijing, where he described his condition to reporters as "very good."

Family: University failed to act before student was killed

Jun 27, 2019

The family of a University of Utah student shot on campus is suing the institution, saying officials have refused to take responsibility for missing chances to prevent her death despite multiple reports to police

2 more deputies fired following internal investigation into shooting at Parkland, Florida, high school that killed 17

Jun 26, 2019

2 more deputies fired following internal investigation into shooting at Parkland, Florida, high school that killed 17

Newtown parents score a win in growing fight against hoaxers

Jun 18, 2019

Newtown parents have scored a win in their growing battle against conspiracy theorists, as the father of a 6-year-old killed at Sandy Hook won a defamation suit against authors who claimed the school shooting never happened

Charitable giving by individual Americans drops in 2018

Jun 18, 2019

Charitable giving by individual Americans in 2018 suffers its biggest drop since the Great Recession of 2008-09; one factor is a Republican-backed change in tax policy

Lawyers: Files sent by Alex Jones contained child porn

Jun 17, 2019

Lawyers for relatives of some victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting allege conspiracy theorist Alex Jones sent them electronic files containing child pornography

University wrestlers suspected of criminal sexual conduct

Jun 17, 2019

Nationally ranked University of Minnesota heavyweight wrestler Gable Steveson and a teammate have been arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct

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